malignant tumor


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n malignant tumor a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Malignant tumor a tumor which tends continually to spread, to become generalized in different parts of the body, and to recur after extirpation, and which, if left to itself, causes death.
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In literature:

At an early stage even the most malignant tumor may be successfully removed.
"Disease and Its Causes" by William Thomas Councilman
The official record of his death attributes it to a malignant tumor.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by Grover Cleveland
A carcinoma or cancer is a malignant tumor, that is, one that tends to grow worse and to reappear if it apparently is removed.
"Herself" by E. B. Lowry
Bright has recorded several instances of fecal accumulation in the colon mistaken for enlargement of the liver and for malignant tumors.
"Intestinal Ills" by Alcinous Burton Jamison
Malignant tumors are divided into cancers (carcinomata) and sarcomas (sarcomata).
"The Home Medical Library, Volume II (of VI)" by Various
It is this which makes metastasis such an important element in the malignancy of tumors.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
He advised the operative removal of these malignant tumors whenever possible.
"Makers of Modern Medicine" by James J. Walsh
The malignant tumors, on the contrary, differ in their structure from the normal tissues of the body.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various

In news:

These tumors do not spread, unlike malignant tumors.
Cervicothoracic malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor.
A vibrant young couple (Valerie Donzelli, Jeremie Elkaim) grapple with the news that their little boy suffers from a rare and malignant brain tumor.
Secondary malignant giant-cell tumor of bone.
San Diego State coach Tony Gwynn had a 14-hour surgery to remove a malignant tumor from inside his right cheek on Tuesday night.
Patients with features suggestive of sphenoid sinus malignancy should also be evaluated for the possibility of a metastatic tumor.
UNEXPECTED Common causes of death are more likely for fishermen across the board, from malignant tumors to pneumonia to accidents, the study found.
Report of a case of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the neck with an early local recurrence.
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the superior cervical sympathetic ganglia.
Treatment for highly malignant tumors usually consists of removing the kidney, ureter , and a portion of the bladder.
Peter Chen / The Post-Standard A sign refering to Syracuse football player Rob Long, whose brain tumor surgery found malignant cells.
Susan Senft performed surgery on Buhari Salisu Buhari when he was 3 years old and diagnosed with a rare malignant tumor of the inner lining in his eye.
Anchor and reporter Bob Knowles is recovering from surgery to remove his right eye after doctors discovered a malignant tumor there, the station reports.
First, Darlene Via was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor.
Inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor of the nose and paranasal sinuses masquerading as a malignancy.